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Which foods irritate seborrheic dermatitis?

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Seborrheic dermatitis may be irritated by foods such as dairy or peanuts, soy, wheat, citrus, corn, tomatoes, eggs and fish reports the University of Maryland Medical Center. It is also possible for saturated fats found in meats and dairy to irritate seborrheic dermatitis.

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People who suffer from seborrheic dermatitis, allergic dermatitis and eczema are encouraged to eat plenty of whole foods, including fresh vegetables and fruits. It is also recommended that patients consume fish oil, reports the University of Maryland Medical Center. Seborrheic dermatitis can include symptoms of itching, burning, swelling, scaly skin, sores and dandruff. It can also be caused by stress or oily skin or hair.

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